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Welcome ~ ~ ~ Namaste

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The River Project–Ma Ganga is an open access resource and global hub for building collaborative communities, with a primary focus on the Ganges River in India, while in support of community-driven restoration of the Earth's waters, the various hydro-geologic eco-systems, and rivers worldwide.


We Are Working Together
To Save Our Waters and Rivers

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Gangotri Glacier breaking apart

Gaumukh at Gangotri Glacier (the source of the Ganges) receding and breaking apart.  

Credit:  Gauravkaintura1234            

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Read more about how we started,

our team, and our inspirations. 

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Discover what river restoration means,

the challenges and solutions 




Monsoon flooding on the Ganges

Credit: The National News

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Some of the issues that affect the Ganges River:

  • flooding

  • droughts

  • groundwater depletion

  • farming

  • sewage systems

  • industrial waste

  • water diversion

  • irrigation systems

  • dams

  • population interaction

Yamuna's dried river bed in New Delhi 

Credit: Associated Press/Manish Swarup      

Methods and Actions

  • Indigenous Methods

  • Holistic Methods

  • Innovations

  • Education

  • Actions

Actions and build it yourself projects that individuals can do on

their own or with their community that can help river restoration.


This map has links to  each state with lists of river restoration projects. Submit your projects to this list to let people know about them.

Map of the Ganges River in India 

Credit: BBC     

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The Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta


Community Art

Art serves as a connection between cultures & generations. 

Look at the art the river lovers community has created.


Join the Community

Join the global community coalition of river restoration projects and supporters. 

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Ways to Support

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